- workaday, workdayWorkaday is now used only as an adjective in the meaning ‘ordinary, everyday’. The usual nouns for a day on which work is done are workday and working day. In AmE, workday also means ‘the part of the day used for work’ (as in an 8-hour workday).
Modern English usage. 2014.
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